WEEKENDS ON WEDNESDAYS
Now-Nov 12, Baltimore: Voted "Best Eclectic Festival", celebrate cutting-edge and quirky theater and performing arts throughout 11 days of performances across multiple venues. With 26 companies and over 90 performances, you won't want to miss this theatre extravaganza.
Nov 3-4, Annapolis: Historic Annapolis showcases privately-owned historic houses. Visitors see how 21st-century Annapolitans care for and live in buildings built in the 20th, 19th, or 18th century. Each house is a reminder of the rich architectural and cultural heritage of Maryland’s capital city and illustrates the practical and aesthetic benefits of effective historic preservation.
Nov 3-4, Annapolis: twentieth year
Nov 3-5, Bethesda: Enjoy ethnic foods, desserts and candies, breads & baked goods, unique handcrafted goods and jewelry, raffles and church tours in this annual tradition.
Nov 3-5, Mechanicsville: Biggest Maryland International Raceway event of the year. All heads-up Import vs. domestic drag racing, car show, live DJ, and so much more. Over 400 cars from all over the globe competing for bragging rights. If you love drag racing, this event is for you!
Nov 3, Towson: Enjoy an evening of compositions and improvisations relating to the college’s theme "What's Your Story?" Each composition is created by a member of the ensemble and relates to the narrative of the developing artist in today's society. Try something different for your Friday night!
Nov 4, Baltimore: It's a birthday bash you won't forget, celebrating 90 years of saving lives! Head to the Baltimore Humane Society grounds, with your blanket and chairs for a day you wont forget! Live music, food trucks, vendors, alpacas, yoga, an obstacle course, bookmobile, fire engine, helicopter rides, and more!!! Don't miss it!
Nov 4, Baltimore:
Ongoing, Frederick: Discover Frederick’s past as you navigate through the labyrinth of graves, crypts and monuments of Historic Mount Olivet Cemetery – one of Maryland’s largest and most beautiful cemeteries. Master storytellers dressed in period attire lead visitors on a 90-minute excursion through Mount Olivet’s hallowed grounds to pay respect to some of Maryland’s most famous and noteworthy figures.
Nov 4, Annapolis: It's the 20th Annual Tug of War, Eastport vs Annapolis! Doing good for the cummunity and having fun at the same time, with a chili cook off, live music and food, all for a great cause!
Nov 4, Baltimore: Help raise critical funds for housing and health care for Baltimore's homeless, and enjoy a morning of fun, family and funky socks. Afterwards, enjoy food, music and a fun cool down, all while sporting your funkiest socks!
Nov 4-5, Baltimore: LEGO lovers rejoice! Filled with hands-on attractions and activities engineered to inspire, educate, and entertain, go roll up your sleeves and dive into over a million bricks! Glow Gallery, Brick Fest Speedway, Inspiration Stations, Mini Golf, shopping and lots more. It's a Lego-lover's dream come true!
Now-Nov 12, Olney: The Olney Theatre presents the seminal American classic, which gets a new look from the acclaimed director and adapter Aaron Posner. This new adaptation is faithful to the script, with just seven actors who portray the key characters in this intergenerational story set in the quintessential American hamlet of Grover's Corners, New Hampshire. The actors will also manipulate and animate Bunraku-style puppets to represent the rest of the townspeople.
Now-Nov 26, Baltimore: Head to Center Stage for this charming story of love, inspiration, muses, and art, based on the Oscar-winning film. This smart and poignant tale offers a smattering of allusions that will delight anyone familiar with the Bard—or simply the English language. This story is as crowd-pleasing as mistaken identities, a shipwreck, and love triumphant, and is set in a time when a Londoner could still utter the words: “Shakespeare? Never heard of him.” A great play for the entire family.
Nov 3, DC: Enjoy this kickoff evening of Real to Reel, a collaboration between filmmakers and storytellers. Filmmaking teams have only 5 days to write, shoot, edit and screen a film based on stories from ten local storytellers. The kicker: none of the teams had heard the stories before they were presented. Decided by you…the winning team walks away with a $2,000 cash prize!!
Nov 7, DC: Head to the Warner Theatre for a live taping of the popular Washington Post podcast. Legendary reporter Bob Woodward, 2017 Pulitzer Prize-winning David Fahrenthold, and political correspondent Karen Tumulty will join host Allison Michaels to review the past year in President Trump's White House and the biggest moments that made people wonder, "can he do that?"
Nov 3, DC: Lisner Auditorium and the Smithsonian present the veteran of four space flights and the American record holder for consecutive days spent in space. In a conversation with Joe Palca, science correspondent for NPR, Kelly draws on his new book, Endurance: A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery, as he recounts his year aboard the International Space Station. Hear Kelly discuss his life on and off the planet.
Nov 4-5, DC: Pack your sleeping bad and PJs for a night at the Spy Museum you won't forget! When the lights go down, the adventure begins! The Museum doors have been locked for the night, but in the shadows a group of exclusive recruits stand ready to begin a night of top-secret KidSpy training. You will transform yourself through disguise, make and break secret codes, uncover important secrets, interrogate real spies, and hunt for a mole within your ranks!